15 06, 2017

Flames of Hope, Pink Pump Palooza and More

By | 2017-06-15T01:28:41+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Gloria Gemma Foundation|Comments Off on Flames of Hope, Pink Pump Palooza and More

Gloria Gemma’s annual Flames of Hope: A Celebration of Life™ reflects their mission to celebrate and nurture life in the community before, during and after a breast cancer diagnosis by providing education, access to wellness resources and support programs to all those touched by cancer. September 30th through October 1st will be a weekend celebration [...]

15 06, 2017

AIDS Project Rhode Island’s Buddy Program is BACK!

By | 2017-06-15T01:25:36+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Aids Project RI|Comments Off on AIDS Project Rhode Island’s Buddy Program is BACK!

AIDS Project Rhode Island is excited to reintroduce its buddy program, also known as the WellSpring program. The program is designed to provide compassionate, mental, emotional and spiritual care services that will improve the quality of life for those living with HIV/AIDS. The program was originally created in 1984 to help those who were buddies [...]

5 12, 2016


By | 2017-01-08T19:39:21+00:00 December 5th, 2016|Aids Care Ocean State|Comments Off on adopt-a-family

“A gift of only $50 will ensure that a family, right here in Rhode Island, will have food, warm clothes, heat for their homes and a gift under the tree.” Your donation to ACOS allows us to provide quality housing, case management, medical & nursing care to over 500 adults, families, adolescents and children  who [...]

5 12, 2016

Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation

By | 2017-01-08T19:38:17+00:00 December 5th, 2016|Gloria Gemma Foundation|Comments Off on Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation

Greetings! We all know someone that has been affected by breast cancer; a mother, wife, sister, partner or friend. The Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation offers many ways for those in treatment, survivors and loved ones to connect and support others. GET fit and GET moving to make a difference in the lives of [...]

5 12, 2016

Helping with Sex Addictions and More

By | 2017-01-08T19:35:47+00:00 December 5th, 2016|Aids Project RI|Comments Off on Helping with Sex Addictions and More

Alix Stockwood, LICSW, of Providence, has been providing mental health care at AIDS Project Rhode Island (APRI) for nearly 15 years, helping hundreds of clients wrestle with emotional issues surrounding HIV/AIDS and life in general. “Over the years HIV/AIDs treatments have improved and people are living longer,” she said. But, from a mental health perspective, [...]

1 09, 2015


By | 2015-09-01T22:56:46+00:00 September 1st, 2015|Aids Care Ocean State, Local News, Upcoming Events|Comments Off on “KEEPING HOPE ALIVE” THROUGH HONESTY

AIDS WALK SPEAKER “KEEPING HOPE ALIVE” THROUGH HONESTY “Create Safe, Open and Honest Spaces” AIDS Walk RI, taking place Sunday, September 13, will feature artist, activist and recent Rhode Island College graduate Ronald Lewis as a featured speaker. The annual event, sponsored for the first time by two AIDS service organizations, AIDS Project Rhode Island [...]

1 03, 2015


By | 2015-03-01T00:54:32+00:00 March 1st, 2015|Aids Care Ocean State|Comments Off on SISTER ANN KEEFE

Tribute to a True Community Champion It is with great sadness that AIDS Care Ocean State announces the death of a founding member of the agency and beloved community leader, Sister Ann Keefe. Sister Ann served as a Board Member for many years and played a key role in the organization’s development stages. She will [...]

30 09, 2013


By | 2013-09-30T15:42:27+00:00 September 30th, 2013|GET ORGANIZED|Comments Off on SOJOURNER HOUSE’S FABULOUS GALA AND FUNDRAISER MASQUERADE BALL

Join Sojourner House at The Providence Biltmore Hotel for their annual Masked Gala Celebration, featuring jazz-age inspired entertainment by Chifferobe, the Tropigals, live music by Nikki Luparelli and the Gold Diggers, decadent cuisine, vintage photo station, and a large silent auction. All proceeds support Sojourner House’s LGBT-inclusive violence prevention programs and Safe House for victims [...]

30 09, 2013


By | 2013-09-30T15:31:12+00:00 September 30th, 2013|Aids Project RI, GET ORGANIZED|Comments Off on APRI RECEIVES FUNDING FOR MEN’S HEALTH WEBSITE

AIDS Project Rhode Island (APRI) received $15,000 from the Rhode Island Department of Health to help improve and market its recently launched website, www.Men2MenRI.org. This website is intended to be a health and community forum for gay and bisexual men in Rhode Island to share information about coming out in Rhode Island, recommend doctors and [...]

29 07, 2013

Same Sex Webinar

By | 2013-07-29T19:47:58+00:00 July 29th, 2013|GET ORGANIZED, Marriage Equality RI|Comments Off on Same Sex Webinar

On Thursday, July 11, RI United for Marriage, Marriage Equality Rhode Island, and Gay & Lesbian Advocate & Defenders held a webinar for same-sex couples who are interested in getting married in Rhode Island. Over 100 people signed up for the webinar to get more information for themselves or a loved one. Many people were [...]